dpatop - A tow truck with crane loads a heavily damaged car on to its loading area near Irschenberg, Germany, 29 October 2017. Three of the four passengers died during an accident in the afternoon. The reason why the vehicle drove off the road of the A8 motorway and collided with a tree initially remained unclear. Photo: Tobias Hase/dpa

November 20, 2017   < 1

Nigel Cameron writes about technology, society, and the future. In 2007 he founded the Washington think tank The Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies. His most recent book is Will Robots Take Your Job?